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Agilent Technologies is the company that came around after Hewlett-Packard split into two companies. It develops and manufactures measurement, testing, and life sciences products for analysis, communications, electronics manufacturing services , medical diagnostics, scientific research , semiconductor, environmental technologies as well as provides management consulting services.
The Company's founder Bill Hewlett initially wanted to create an instrument that could be used by students of Stanford University to measure the frequency of sound waves. A few years later in 1938 he created his first product - an audio oscillator for this purpose. The prototype was built in a garage. This marked the beginning of Agilent Technologies' long history which has spanned over 75 years.